Travel Links - Travel blogs we like! - Student Traveler's favorite travelers around the world
By: Student Traveler (justin) 2012.09.23
We've got connections with people and companies from all corners of the travel industry, so we thought we'd share some of our favorites with you. Check out these travel links for great blogs, tour providers, travel information sites, and more!
AirTreks Travel Blog
AirTreks is your around the world and international airfare expert. Some recent posts tell you the 11 best countries to visit with your American Dollar, or Five Incredible RTW Itineraries for Less than $4000 (including tax). Check this blog out at AirTreks Travel Blog , or check out around the world tickets and itineraries!
Go Backpacking promotes practical, budget-oriented travel advice, photos from around the world to keep you inspired between trips and they break down the costs of a trip around the world. Check this blog out at GoBackpacking.com !
World Travel Buzz
World Travel Buzz is an edgy and awesome online travel magazine, run by a team of travel bloggers from around the world. They are young, wild, free, and in-your-face, and, they provide honest and engaging travel stories, tips, and advice from real backpackers and adventure travelers.
Jessie on a Journey blogs about Study Abroad and more!
Jessie blogs about Study Abroad in Australia, Teaching English in Thailand, Orphanage work in Ghana in her blog at Jessie on a Journey! Our current favorite posting? Check out the 10 most important things Jessie learned while volunteering abroad.
Kelly Craig blogs about Florence
Kelly Craig of Ramapo University and her blog about studying abroad in Florence !
Justin K Jones is a travel writer and blogger whose adventures have taken him around the world from the icy peaks of the Swiss Alps to the sunny shores of Australia and everywhere in between! He travels the world to share his stories, as well as those of the people he meets along the way. Find out more on Justin's travel blog at JustinWasHere.com.
The Big Mac Index
This isn't a blog, but we think it is just as valuable. The Economist Magazine publishes the Big Mac Index which uses probably one of the most recognizable icons of American culture, the McDonalds Big Mac, to compare value of currency across the world. See the most recent Big Mac Index here.
This one is the US Govenerments Students Abroad page published by the Bureau of Consular Affairs, U.S. Department of State. Get informaiton on the Smart Traveler enrollment program, know what to do in an emergency, find the nearest Embassy in the country you plan to study abroad, and find out about travel insurance all in one place.